Five For Friday Flashback



Happy Friday everyone! I am linking up again this week with Amanda from Teaching Maddeness and Kacey at Doodle Bugs Teaching. Be sure to check our their amazing blogs and fine more links!





#1

On Wednesday I posted my 100th blog post. I can't believe it. I am so thankful to everyone who has taken the time to follow my blog, to leave comments and to lend support. I hope that you have found at least one or two of those 100 posts useful!!

#2

We made some lovey hyacinth flowers to go home with our Mother's Day writing. One student kept asking me if I was sure they weren't lupins. They turned out pretty cute. When I opened my bucket filler notes at the end of the day one of my students said I was really smart for coming up with the idea - only it was Pinterest (of course)! I was also happy since all you need is paper! 8.5 x 11 green rolled for the stem. Colour paper cut in 4  pieces for each flower - easy peesy!





#3

Only after I made my sample I was looking at it and I thought it actually looked like a toilet brush - and so all I could think was we were giving the moms a bouquet of toilet brushes!!

#4

This is my daughters clock. When I was putting her to bed she explained how she knows what time it is. You add one minute to the minutes and 7 hours to the hours and presto - that's the time. Our power went out during the ice storm in APRIL and she hasn't bothered to fix her clock - she just does the math - does this mean she is lazy or a hard worker?!?



#5.

My daughters gave me Mother's Day gifts immediately upon my arrival home - they can never wait and it is official - I am the #1 Mom - have the travel mug to prove it (yes more painted pottery!!!)



Have a great weekend!!

12 comments

  1. The clock math cracked me up!!! I say hard worker. :)
    Jivey
    ideas by jivey
    Follow Me On Facebook! :)

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  2. I agree definitely hard worker. I love your flowers they look great. The mug is so cute. Hope you have a great Mother's Day and weekend. Love reading your blog. I have gotten quite a few ideas.
    Thank you.

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  3. Your flowers are great (and the coffee mug is fantastic!) I hope you have a fabulous & relaxing Mother's Day!

    Molly
    Lucky to Be in First

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  4. Congratulations on being the #1 Mom! What an honor!! :)

    I think your hyacinths are beautiful (and I don't think they look like a toilet brush -- although that did make me laugh!)

    Happy Mother's Day!
    Jennifer
    Mrs. Laffin's Laughings

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  5. LOL! So not a toilet brush but I laughed out loud anyway! :) I think they are beautiful! :)
    Brandee @ Creating Lifelong Learners

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  6. Your daughter's clock story made me laugh out loud...that is awesome! Have a wonderful weekend!

    Hunter's Tales from Teaching

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  7. LOL the flowers do not look like toilet brushes!!! Very creative idea - gotta love Pinterest! Have a great weekend!
    ~Courtney
    Polka Dot Lesson Plans

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  8. The flowers are WAY too cute to look like a toilet brush! Too funny! The moms will love them!
    Bethany
    FabandFunin4th!

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  9. Haha!! You crack me up! I love the hyacinths and they totally do not look like a toilet brush:) You are so crafty! Love your Mother's Day mug. My kids couldn't wait when they got home today either:)
    ~Holly
    Fourth Grade Flipper

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  10. I think your Hyacinths are cute! My daughter took whatever she made me out of her bag and hid it in her room. I was shocked that she could wait!

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  11. That clock is hilarious! Definitely hard worker! And, are you kidding me about helpful posts??!! You made all of my moms cry today! :O) Love reading your ideas! I'm almost to 100 posts too! So glad I found you to take this journey!
    Joanne
    Head Over Heels For Teaching

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  12. The flowers look beautiful!! Not toilet brushes by any means :) Your daughter is one smart cookie!!!
    Fun in Room 4B

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